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Remembering Pearl Harbor, 70 Years Later

Posted December 7th, 2011 at 4:30 pm (UTC-5)
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The United States on Wednesday marked the 70th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor that catapulted the U.S. into World War Two. About 120 survivors of the attack attended a ceremony at Pearl Harbor itself, in the Pacific island state of Hawaii. Some 3,000 people observed the event at a memorial structure straddling […]

Remembering Pearl Harbor, 70 Years Later

Posted December 7th, 2011 at 6:10 am (UTC-5)
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On Wednesday the United States marks the 70th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, the “Day of Infamy” that catapulted the country into World War Two. Memorial events marking the December 7,1941 attack are being held throughout the country, the largest being on the Pacific island of Oahu, Hawaii, where the attack took […]

Pearl Harbor Fact Box

Posted December 7th, 2011 at 3:50 am (UTC-5)
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Pearl Harbor Fact Box – 130 vessels of the U.S. Pacific fleet were anchored at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. – 7:55 a.m. the first wave of Japanese aircraft arrived. – 8:10 a.m. the USS Arizona exploded after an armor piercing shell struck the forward ammunition magazine. – 1,177 U.S. sailors and marines on […]

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